Practice standard for project configuration management by Project Management Institute

By Project Management Institute

So much tasks current groups with demanding situations in terms of time, expense and scope. cautious administration of those venture components permits initiatives to be accomplished effectively. that allows you to consultant a project's path, venture managers make the most of the method of configuration administration. venture configuration administration is the collective physique of tactics, actions, instruments, and strategies used to regulate sure goods through the undertaking lifecycle. Configuration administration is applied to actively advisor the path of the venture and aid verbal exchange that may facilitate profitable crowning glory. as a result of expanding complexity of initiatives and larger festival between businesses, the data of configuration administration recommendations is extra vital than ever.

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49 functional configuration audit .................................................................................. 26, 49, 50 integrated change control ......................................................................................... 1, 17, 49 physical configuration audit .................................................................................... 13, 16, 25, 26, 29, 39, 48, 49 stakeholder ................................... vii, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 26, 48, 49 version ..................................................................

Benchmarks are useful in planning PCM and in analyzing results. Benchmarking is the process of capturing data from a functioning system. This data could be from a test system before it encounters any load, or it could be captured from a similar production system that a new application intends to surpass. PCM may also require a more specific type of benchmarking. Benchmarking can be prepared for any aspect of a system including: training time, learning curve, ease of use, as well as the normal data items of response time, customer serve time, and end-user satisfaction.

For PCM, this type of benchmarking produces configuration items that are multipurpose. These items feed into the quality assurance processes and may trigger requests for changes such as corrective action based on variance analyses. 4 Performance Measures Performance measures vary greatly depending on the type of application being developed. These measures can be expressed as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as: ● Quantitative. This measure requires the definition of a set of objective metric(s) which can be expressed as a specific quantity such as an amount, sum, or number.

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